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Self-Directed Support Graphics

These infographics on self-directed support were created by Simon Duffy, although they also draw on the work of John O'Brien, Pippa Murray, Abraham Maslow and Hannah Arendt.

1. The Professional Gift and Citizenship models of support:

2. Self-directed support and human rights:

3. Self-directed support as a seven-step process:

4. Maslow's hierarchy of needs:

5. Real Wealth model of human capacity:

6. Self-directed support and push economics:

7. The purpose of citizenship:

8. The structure of citizenship:

9. Outcomes from 2006 pilot on self-directed support:

10. Seven Keys to Citizenship:

11. Principles to design systems of self-directed support:

12. Self-directed support in its broad context:

13. Terminology associated with self-directed support:

14. The corruption of the innovation curve:

15. Citizenship and social innovation:

All of these graphics are being used and shared by the Self-Directed Support Network. Find out more about the network here.

The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Graphics on self-directed support © Simon Duffy 2020

All Rights Reserved. Please reference the authors and the publisher if you use them.


Simon Duffy

Simon Duffy


Pippa Murray PhD

Pippa Murray PhD

John O'Brien

John O'Brien


Self-Directed Support

Self-Directed Support

This paper has been written as part of the SKILLS Project to begin the development of an international exploration of best-practice.

Self-Directed Support for Service Providers

Self-Directed Support Service Providers

This report on Self-Directed Support in Europe sets out strategies for service providers to work in partnership with people with disabilities and their families.

Self-Direction Worldwide

Self-Direction Worldwide

Lynn Breedlove observes the competing conceptions of self-directed support emerging around the world.